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Education and training

Your training pathways

For an idea about the possible training pathways available at different stages of life, consider the following examples. Use this information when you are working out how to achieve your work and learning goals.

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Training and university pathways

Use the following links to find out more about what is on offer, how to apply and the cost of courses offered by TAFE Colleges, private training providers and universities.

Choosing the right training course — Information on fulltime, part time, short courses and community courses.

Training.gov.au — There are many private training providers who deliver training in Western Australia. For a full listing of private training providers and the courses they offer visit this site.

Our Course search also lists all training qualifications funded by the Department of Training and Workforce Development, including some private training providers registered to deliver publicly funded training.

Training pathways to university — For links to information about minimum entry requirements and more regarding training at university check out the information here.

Future Skills WA - Find out about subsidised state priority industry training qualifications. 

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Bridging, entry and other training options

Some courses do not award a formal qualification like the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications, even though they offer excellent education and outcomes. For example:

  • short courses;
  • foundation courses; and
  • employment specific training.

For other entry options into training and university go to:

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Need help with training pathways?

If you need help with information about training qualifications or assistance planning your study or training pathway, contact the Career Centre and speak with a qualified career practitioner.

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